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Re: [linux-lvm] pvscan fails



On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 01:21:31AM -0400, Todd Troxell wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm having trouble setting up physical volumes.
> 
> caffeine:~# pvcreate /dev/hdd1
> pvcreate -- physical volume "/dev/hdd1" successfully created
> 
> caffeine:~# pvscan
> pvscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)
> pvscan -- ERROR "pv_read(): read" reading physical volumes
> 
> After looking at debug messages, I think it is related to my 
> ide cdrom (/dev/hdc).

Todd,
have you temporarily removed /dev/hdc and retried to prove this right?

> 
> Does this seem to be the case?  Is there a way to ignore /dev/hdc?

Not with LVM version < 1.1 :(

You should give LVM2 a try (please follow download instructions at
www.sistina.com in that case) which has fully configurable devices
based on regular expressions.

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --


> 
> (attached is output from pvscan -d) (2.2.18, lvm 1.0.4)
> 
> -Todd
> 
> p.s. please cc: 

> <1> lvm_get_iop_version -- CALLED
> <22> lvm_check_special -- CALLED
<SNIP>
> <1> lvm_error -- LEAVING with: "pv_read(): read"
> pvscan -- ERROR "pv_read(): read" reading physical volumes
> 
> pvscan -- reading all physical volumes (this may take a while...)

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